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.terrorist attack. >>> coming up on al jazeera america. it has been a year since sandy hit and people are still dealing with their insurance companies. antonio mora brings you smart conversation that challenges the status quo with unexpected opinions and a fresh outlook. including yours. determining using some sort of subjective interpretation of their policy as to whether or not your particular report was actually abusive, because if it doesn't contain language that specifically threatens you directly or is tly or isis targ you specifically, they may not consider it abuse. they may consider it offensive. and in that case they just recommend that you block that person. >> i don't want to minimise this, because i mean, there's some really horrible things that are on >> welcome back. texas is now appealing a decision, about abortions, opponents claim it is unconstitutional, the judge agreed. states attorney general claims that the case could go all the way to the supreme court. well checking the big board, stocks not moving as much today on data as consumer confidence offsets the positive earning
super storm sandy, and people are still trying to recover. >>> and storms bearing down on europe, canceling hundreds of flights. >> europe is looking for answers concerning u.s. surveillance programs as more spying allegations are come to go light. "el mundo" report that national security agency spied there as well. they will now summon an explanation. it comes as an european delegation is visiting the u.s. >> reporter: erica ferrari has more. >> reporter: a nine member of european lawmakers will be in washington this week seeking sense. they'll meet with u.s. government and intelligence officials overall gas stations of widespread spying by the national security agency against e.u. leaders. allegations that president obama approved spying on german chancellor angela merkel. >> i can tell you that the president assured the chancellor that the u.s. is not monitoring and will not monitor the communications of the chancell chancellor. >> reporter: and it's not just the european who is are upset. over the weekend thousands marched on washington to express their outrage. >> we're agai
. >> one year after hurricane sandy, some families still have not been able to pic pick up the pieces. why an insurance loophole is preventing some from rebuilding their storm-ravaged homes. >> good morning. welcome to august america. it's great to have you with us. i'm stephanie sy. >> i'm thomas day den. the national security agency is now under fire here at home. >> both the president and congress are considering changes that would limit the n.s.a.'s sweeping ability to collect intelligence. >> words like constraint, transparency and increased oversight are now used when talking about the future of the nation's spy agency. >> a bipartisan group of lawmakers is expected to introduce a bill that could curtail the n.s.a.'s powers to indiscriminately collect personal information. >> the u.s.a. freedom act is authored by patrick lahee. it would provide restrictions against who the n.s.a. could target and require the government to delete information it collects accidentally, more aggressively than it does now. the bill has a dozen co sponsors in the senate and 70 in the house. meanwhile, sena
>> i was like are we going to lose our lives? >> the youngest victims of hurricane sandy speaking out a year after the super storm. ♪ >> europe searching for answers about u.s. surveillance programs as new spying revelations come to light. el mundo reported that the national security agency spied on 60 million phone conversations there alone. it comes as an european delegation now visiting the u.s. al jazeera now join us from the white house. how has the white house responded to these latest allegations of spying on world leaders. >> reporter: as far as the latest allegations on the spanish, the millions of spanish who have been monitored by the nsa, nothing yet. we have a briefing coming up in an hour or so where we expect questions to be asked. as far as previous allegations we have an anonymous leak to the wall street journal saying that president obama knew nothing about this until this summer when he had an internal review--there wasn't an internal review, he found about it then and immediately put a stop to the spying on german chancellor angela merkel. but other reports s
storm sandy slammed the shore impacting tens of thousands of people. many families are still struggling erica continues our original series surviving sandy one year later where a loophole in the national flood insurance program has survivors still stranding. it is is first home they had owned before super storm sandy slammed into their shoreline town. >> it was hart breaking. >> yeah. >> it was heart wregeing. >> but it was kind of -- it was tough to separate out our situation from everybody else's because there was such a collective heartbreak. where are you one year later? >> basically, exactly the same place we were. this is basically where the foundation cracked all the way down through the footing. which buckled the inside of the house and the floors. >> first things first, fix the foundation, since they had flood insurance, they thought they were covered, but when they went to collect their claim with the national flood insurance program that's run by fema, they were flatly denied. even if the earth movement is caused by flood. >> it made absolutely no sense that you can have a wh
sandy pounded the northeast, it is open to visitors. >> while some visits will remain closed, visitors can see the great haul, the first place immigrants saw arriving in the u.s. >> for more, let's go to john, who is on ellis island this morning. ellis island suffered terrible damage during sandy. how much of the facility will be open today for visitors? >> well, stephanie, good morning. it's a 27.5-acre site here. just to give you an indication of where we are actually sited, so you know, we're in the northern end of new york harbor. we'll get jimmy, our cameraman to pan over the financial district in manhattan. this site is most famous today for the american immigration museum, and tourists who do come here today for the first time in a year will see the famous halls and they'll see the big great hall where as tom was saying just now, immigrants got their first glance at the united states, and that famous staircase where immigrants were vetted by the doctors as they went up the staircase. the doctors was looking at them to see if they had diseased. many of them, 2% of the people who
a program that could stop a terror attack. >> one year after superstorm sandy, officials say more work is needed to rebuild. the hurricane caused $55 billion in damage. >> the dow jones hit a high on wednesday, closing up. investors are expecting the federal reserve to scale back plans in relation to the bond buy-back program. "consider this" is up next. >> one year after the superstorm sandy the eastern seaboard is still recovering. after billions were pledged for the recovery why are so many people still homeless and why has so little of the money basketbalbasketballbeenspent. >> president obama's tenure has seen it's share of controversy. how is his approval rating so high is he the second teflon president. >> and hard-core fans spend countless hours into the fantasticsy football league should they be able to spend money and b bye buy shares. >> we begin with superstorm sandy. 12 months after the storm batter theebattered the northeast. many are still waiting to rebuild. al jazeera reports from a stat staton island neighborhood that turned out to be the deadliest place to be in new
it was in 2007. coming up next on al jazeera, it has been a year since hurricane sandy hit, and people who were hit the hardest still having to deal with their insurance companies. all next week america tonight investigates the campus rape crisis. >> serial rape is the norm on college campuses. >> i know that when i did report, i was blamed. >> then this friday at nine eastern, we open up the conversation in a live town-hall event. sex crimes on campus, a special week of coverage and live town-hall on america tonight nine eastern. only on al jazeera america. (vo) gripping films from the world's top documentary directors. this sunday: it seemed like a normal adoption >> do you think this family has a lot of secrets? >> it's like there's an open book as far as the family goes. >> (son - off screen) i fully believe that i was adopted by strangers. (vo) until one day ... >> (son - off screen) i found out everything i thought i knew, was a lie. (vo) al jazeera america presents open secret super storm sandy destroyed thousands of homes up and down the eastern seaboard. especially hard hit the coastal
is over. ♪ ♪ >> one year after the superstorm sandy the eastern seaboard is still recovering. after billions were pledged for the recovery why are so many people still homeless and why has so little of the money basketbalbasketballbeenspent. >> president obama's tenure has seen it's share of controversy. how is his approval rating so high is he the second teflon president. >> and hard-core fans spend countless hours into the fantasticsy football league should they be able to spend money and b bye buy shares. >> we begin with superstorm sandy. 12 months after the storm batter theebattered the northeast. many are still waiting to rebuild. al jazeera reports from a stat staton island neighborhood that turned out to be the deadliest place to be in new york. in 2012. one year later recovery seems unlikely if not impossible. some chose to spend the day in somber reflection. >> terrible. i wouldn't want to live here anymore. anyone that dog does are frightened. >> she drew u drew up here grewt her summers on the beach. >> many home tha hope that the t will buy people out. this was one of t
the nsa spying allegations. ellis island opened for the first time since hurricane sandy hit last year. and now there's a new fbi director. spain is now the latest u.s. ally complaining about those american surveillance programs. spain's elmundo newspaper reporting that the nsa tracked 60,000 phone calls during a one month period. comes as a european delegation is already in the united states looking for answers. live from the white house, the european parliament committee, they wrapped up, what happened? >> their first port of call mike rogers. you may remember over the weekend he was saying on the sunday talk shows that europe should in fact be grateful for all the surveillance keeping them safe. much talk after that meeting those, a frank dialogue, ongoing dialogue but this is how the chairman of that european delegation put the problems as europe sees it off all of this nsa surveillance. >> we want to figure out why this kind of mass itch activities -- massive activities happening. in the end we're fighting a battle in terms of security, we need to get that balance right. we're con
, and super storm sandy, a year later. >> one by one world leaders and u.s. allies are learning the nsa has been spying on them. and the latest is staunch u.s. ally and the german chancellor angela merkel. her reaction she has dispatched her top spy chiefs to washington. this comes as an european delegation visits the u.s. >> reporter: the white house said it was unwilling to talk abou--to--contra-ducts reports n german newspapers that not only did president obama know about the surveillance, he fast tracked any information gleaned from angela merkel's surveillance to the white house. >> the president, i think in all he has said about this issue, not just sense the disclosures, but even before them reflects his commitment to insuring that we do everything we have to do within the law to keep america safe, to keep americans safe, and keep our allies safe, and that we do so in a way that reflects the need to find a balance, and to recognize the sincere security--rather privacy concerns that americans have and others have around the world. >> reporter: for the european delegation that has just
. >>>. >>> our special series surviving sandy one year later. loopholes and flood insurance making it tough for families to rebuild. that's tomorrow morning at 7am on al jazeera america. >> hello, welcome back. tonight it's going to be a very dangerous night for some people. we are looking at freezing rain that is falling in some parts of the northern plains. i'm going go up a little closer and you can see how the storm is evolving. the storm came out of the pacific. you can see the circulation here across nevada. it's more than nevada and california, it's to the northern plains. where you see the blue is snow. where you see the pipping is -- pink is freezing rain. it's the dangerous precipitation that can fall, because it comes as rain and freezes on contact to the roads. if it is cold enough. actually, we do now have freezing rain advisories in parts of south dakota - sorry, wyoming as well as into nebraska. dangerous if you are driving. hopefully by tomorrow morning when the sun comes up it will not be a problem, but you can see it - that the rest of the western states are dealing with w
for the affordable care act online debacle. >> oh my gosh, that's beautiful. >> and helping survivors of sandy reclaim some of their most precious belongings. >> some of america's top intelligence leaders were in the hot seat on capitol hill today. they were there to answer difficult questions about recent revelations about u.s. surveillance programs, the hearing took place as lawmakers considered new legislation that would limit the nsa's ability to gather information. randall pinkston joins us at capitol hill. what happened in those nsa hearings today? >> well, tony, the hearing ended an hour ago after an unusual three and a half hours technique. the members of the house select committee on intelligence complimented the work of the national security agency which as you know are under fire since the revelation by former nsa analyst edward snowden that revealed documents that showed that they had been listen together phone conversation or scooping up the phone numbers of conversation of american citizens. the director of national intelligence said that the information was gathered legally, and
since super storm sandy slammed in to the eats coast in the u.s. 182 lives were lost and the storm caused $65 billion in damage. making it the second costliest storm in this nation's history. less than 10 billion of the 50 billion in emergency aid from the federal government has been distributed. those are the headlines, "america tonight" is up next on al jazerra america. just looking out for each other. >> we are all alive and we have food to eat. nothing else really matters. >> as grown up as the perspective seems, they are kids who found mun -- fun way. >> when we cleaned up we didn't realise how powerful the power washers was. >> a few found a silver lining. >> i was imagining it would be like christmas. >> they are the perfect example of how resilient kids can be. there's no doubt the storm affected them all. now, their parents were sitting off to the side of our interview, and one mother told me this group conversation was the first time she had heard her son describe his feelings just after the tomorrow. >>>. >>> our special series surviving sandy one year later. loopholes a
victims. >>> also tonight, remembering sandy. a superstorm that washed away the innocence of the jersey shore. >> my dad was looking out the window at the firemen. >>> they're bringing on the moves, the heat and the age of a timeless art. >>> geed evening. i'm joie chen. thanks for being with us. tonight we begin our week-long focus on sexual assault on campus and the impact on victims. what we found in weeks of reports at a variety of college campuses is the repeated belief campus rape is the result of miscommunication or things getting out of hand. allegations that amount to murky he said/she said that are impossible for schools and law enforcement to adjudicate. the reality is that can be a very mistaken assumption. rape is rape not a misunderstanding. sometimes by students who prey on intoxicated fellow students, and often get away with it. our report begins with correspondent chris bury. >>> obsession dental college in los angeles private and pricey is known for its commitment to social justice. so it is even more striking that this campus has reports of rape and sexual assault, mu
hurricane sandy hit the northeast and people are still dealing with insurance claims to clean up of hurricane sandy estimated to be around $65 billion. u.n. officials confirm an outbreak of polio and syria the first in 14 years. there are ten confirmed cases, most of those tested are babies and toddlers. last week the u.s. launched a campaign to immunize 2.5 million children against polio and other diseases. those are the headlines here on al jazeera. real money with ali velshi is next. >> we've all heard if you like your plan you can keep it. not so fast. while millions who already buy their own health insurance are sick over what obamacare could do to their bottom line. just in time for the holidays one expert said the consumer landscape is the land mediocrity. and i'm ali velshi, this is "real money." >> this is real money. join our live conversation for the next half hour on twitter at aj real money. close to a month in and the roll out of obamacare insurance agencies is off to a very bad start. to all those who tried and using the government's website an apologizapologycharg
of sandy reclaim some of their precious belongings >> the ambitious project completed in turkey to expect two continents under water. -- to connect two continents under water. >> no apologies, no excuses from the top spy chiefs. the head of the national intelligence told house intelligence committee that phone taps on foreign citizens are not true. the nsa would rather take the beating in the media than give up a program protecting americans from terrorists. >> top chiefs say the agency did nothing illegal, and part of the problem is leaked documents. they reveal rare details of america's surveillance techniques. >> vigorously defending the job agencies do to keep america and allies safe. >> there's not been a mass casualty in the u.s. since 2001. that is not by luck. they didn't stop hating us they didn't say that they were going just forgive this. they continued to try. >> the work of the national security agency is under fire because of revelations by former nsa analyst edward snowden. documents he leaked revealed the nsa has been collecting phone calls and text mess inls of millions o
strong winds as well. i'll take you back a year. this is what it looked like when hurricane sandy was off the coast of new jersey. this is when it - about 12 to 18 hours before it made landfall here and in parts of new jersey. that particular storm - i'll go backwards. that storm was the second strongest hurricane to ever hit the united states at 65 billion worth of damage. for katrina, that was the strongest, hitting the gulf coast. back in florida it caused $46 billion damage there. we'll talk about this during the day tomorrow on the anniversary. the other big story is the snow, the rain across the west. more details on this and the warnings in effect. >> thank you. we'll talk later. drug cartels, soldiers and vigilantes opened fire. civilians run for cover. the latest on the gun battles next. nearly a near after their lives were turned upside down, some of the children who lived through hurricane sandy open up about their fears. government ha >> >> michael is here with sports. expect the unexpected in this world series. >> that's pretty much been the story line through the four games.
and a year after hurricane sandy an american landmark reopens to the public. and make it real. all next week america tonight investigates the campus rape crisis. >> serial rape is the norm on college campuses. >> i know that when i did report, i was blamed. >> then this friday at nine eastern, we open up the conversation in a live town-hall event. sex crimes on campus, a special week of coverage and live town-hall on america tonight nine eastern. only on al jazeera america. >>> we need to figure out why this kind of massive activity is happening and what kind of trust needs to be rebuilt. in the end, we are fighting a battle of security, we need to get that balance right. and we are concerned, too, about security and, we made that very clear. but also there needs to be a balance struck with the prior seu of citizens. >> claude spent the day meeting with members of congress and white house aids, he's the head of the european delegation sent to washington to discuss reports that the nsa has been eads dropping on world leaders and joins us now from washington. it got to have you on the program.
of a controversial state law. >>> surviving superstorm sandy. the cost to open ellis island and the new protection to prevent disaster from a similar storm. outrage over reports the nsa has been spying on being world leaders gross stronger today. president obama has he has ordered a review of the u.s. spy policies,.. >> their capacities continue to expand and develop. what they are able do doesn't necessarily mean what they should be doing. >> the platest allegation involves spain. the nsa is accused of listening to 60 million phone calls. answering questions. this afternoon new complaints from president obama's own party, the head of the senate intelligence committee democrat dianne feinstein says she's totally opposed to the nsa collecting intelligence on u.s. allies. a european parliamentary delegation now talking allegations face to face. more from al jazeera shihab rattans irvnsi. the massive allegations in spain over the last few days. they did talk in general terms, anonymously, the white house is briefing the press on its side of the story when it comes to angela merkel's surveillance. the
be murder. super storm sandy and the effects it still has on americans. >> we do not wanna let sandy dictate our lives., and we never will... >> surviving sandy, one year later... tomorrow and tuesday 7 am - easten on al jazeera america >> jose's death is part of what appears to be a disturbing new trend: us border patrol agents shooting across the line to kill mexican citizens in their own country. zelma berenice barron torres' son ramses was also killed by an agent in nogales in 2011. >> the us government closed the investigation. zelma says she was never contacted. in 2012 guillermo arravalo pedroza, was picnicking on the banks of the rio grande when he was killed by agents. he died in his nine year old daughters arms. juan pablo parez satillan was shot near matamoros just two months earlier. in 2011, in tijuana, a witness says jose alfredo yanez reyes was killed for using his cell phone to record an agent beating a migrant. and sergio hernandez guerica was shot between the eyes under a bridge in juarez. in each case, the border patrol justified the killings saying they were threatened by
of superstorm sandy now one year later. >>> it was one year ago today that superstorm sandy made landfall, bringing high winds and causing widespread flooding up and down the eastern seaboard. since then homeowners and businesses have been working to repair the damage and the cost have been enormous. more than $5.6 billi $5.6 billion -- including 44 deaths in new york city alone. and six people died in connecticut where -- [ technical difficulties ] it could be out of service for another year. repairs are also continuing. >> just to keep the storm surges out of bays and the tidal estuaries. john terrett is standing buy with the story. john, i assume people want to see the money so they can fix their homes. >> show me the money, dell, that's what they are telling me. right now the people of jersey want to see the color of the cash. according to the reuters news agency del, of the $50 billion that's being earmarked to help hard-hit areas like the jersey shore where i am. of that $50 billion less than a quarter has been allocated so far, and governor christy who is the outspoken, and i thin
. >> post, upload and interact. >> every night share undiscovered stories. super storm sandy and the effects it still has on americans. >> we do not wanna let sandy dictate our lives., and we never will... >> surviving sandy, one year later... tomorrow 7 am - easten on al jazeera america >>> today's data dive gets a ticket to ride on the bandwagon that is beatlemaniai. in 1964, ringo starr is thatted this photo. the beatle's drummer put out a tour to find the fans for a new book called photography. as the same goes, star recreated the shot with a little help from his friends at the today's show, those fans who skipped school to see the band are in their 60s. bob to thet was suspended three days to truancy. the head master finally admitted skipping school for the lads from liverpool was a good idea. beatlemania is sleeve and well even two band members aren't. they are the best selling band in history with more billboard hits than any other. incredibly, they continue to be hot today, 43 years after they broke up. only five acts have been able to sell as much music in britain this century as th
raced to help the victims of hurricane sandy, and now he run in the new york marathon. and saying goodbye to the second american to orbit the earth. you are watching al jazeera america. i'll be right back. >>> welcome back. healthcare.gov is offline for maintenance tonight. technicians are spending 12 hours on repairs. the site has been racked with problems, keeping people buying insurance under the affordable care act. people can still sign up over the phone. it will be back tomorrow at nine. >> honda is recalling 400,000 mini vans. software problems could lead to sudden braking in 2007/2008 odyssey vans. a replacement part will not be available until next year. instructions will be mailed to owners. >> in two hours the new york city marathon will get underway. a lot of people are eager to get back in the race. superstorm sandy cancelled the marathon, and for one first responder tomorrow's race marks the end of a long journey. >> brian wilton waited years for the day to come. >> i decided to train for the new york city marathon four years ago. it's on my calendar, my to-do list,
to build support for peace talks planned for geneva next month. >>> after a yeaa year after supm sandy, ellis island opens but artifacting still remain in storage. >>> opponents in texas suing to stop the law saying that abortion laws unconstitution. that law requires doctors who perform abortions to have admitting privileges at hospitals. >>> fans around the world are mourning the death of rock legend lou reed who died at the age of 71. startinstarting with the velvet underground helped to change the sounds of rock-n-roll forever. carlos monthly lena tells us this is the life of lou reed. >> reporter: for lou reed life was expressed through music. his band, the velvet underground set the tone for rock and the punk music movement in the 1760s and early 70s. >> for a lot of people who like a lot of indy rock, pumping music, lou is as important as the beatles. >> reporter: back in the 1960s lou reed and othe other iconic musical figures called this home at one time or another and used it as musical inspiration. >> reporter: fans drop off flowers to pa pay tribute to re. >> the velvet und
to defend the affordable care act in a congressional hearing. >> one year later superstorm sandy is remembered. it was one of the most destructive and costly disasters to hit the united states. >> the ongoing war in syria - children diagnosed with polio because they don't have access to adequate health care and critical vaccinations. [ ♪ theme ] >> hello, welcome to al jazeera america. no apology nor excuses from the nation's top spy chief. the head of the national security agency denied reports of phone tapping of foreign citizens and told house members the nsa would rather take a beating in the media than give up a program that protects americans from terrorists. >> the national security agency says chiefs did not illegally tapped. they revealed rare details of america's intelligence gathering techniques. >> confident and almost defiant top spy chiefs made no apologies before the house intelligence committee. they defended the job the agencies do to keep america and her allies safe. >> there's not been a mass casualty in the u.s. since 2001. that's not by luck. they didn't s
year since hurricane sandy hit the east coast. the super storm was one of the most damaging and most expensive to ever hit the u.s. businesses were decimated. many still have not reopened. merchants in one neighborhood hosted a block party to spur revival in the area. one of the businesses that has reopened, and she joins me now. diana. thank you for being with us. congratulations on being open. how long were you closed for? >> well, first of all i want to say happy birthday and thank you for having me on your show. >> that's a good birthday gift for me. >> thank you very much. we were closed for about three months. >> tell me what happened. >> as i understand it, your place had been renovated six months before the hurricane hit? >> yes, six months before the hurricane hit we had done a total renovation were top to bottom, brand new equipment, brand new everything. the storm hit and wiped everything out. >> what kind of damage did it do? i understand that you had a lot of water in there? >> a lot of damage doesn't begin to explain it. we had a 12-foot tidal wave over the top of the b
the distance. he raced to help the victims of hurricane sandy. now he'll run in his first new york city marathon. we'll introduce you to this modern-day hero after the break. >>> in india celebrations are underway. candles and sweets are given out during the festival of life. foreign goods are making the festival a little less authentic. we are told why. >> prayers are an important tradition during the festival of light. apart from prayers this dwali is less traditional. lights made in china flooded the market in india. indian manufacturers can't compete. >> translation: these chinese ones are brighter and cheaper. in india they make one or two pieces in a day. in china production is higher. >> a local business association says a third of consumers buy chinese-made declaration gs for dwali. some locals adapted by embracing the import. >> they use the chinese products, feeling that it is more profitable than manufacturing here. >> although it's the country's biggest festival, good prices and better quality are more important than made in india. they are losing some of the local flavour.
two unprecedented event - hurricane sandy, and the boston marathon bombings. >>> hello again. you're watching al jazeera. these are the top stories - soldiers in the democratic republic of congo accusing m23 rebels of committing atrocities as they fled government forces. the rebels have been pushed from their eastern stronghold and are being chased by the conningo lease army. >> two men have been sentenced in absenta. chowdhury mueen-uddin lives in the u.k., and the other uk lives in the u.s. >> pakistan's government says it will review ties with the u.s. after a drone attack killed a taliban leader. it's under pressure from opposition parties calling for nato supply routes to be blocked. >> a tribal leader in yemen said 100 people have been killed in three weeks of fighting around damaj. ambulances can't get into the town to treat large numbers of civilian casualties, we have this report from the capital. >> this is the only video of the latest fighting in the town of damaj. it's a stronghold for muslim conservatives, the salafi, and has been shelled by shia muslim rebels. it is
where officials are battling two unprecedented events - hurricane sandy, and the two boston marathon bombings. >>> let's take you straight to cairo, where the u.s. secretary of state john kerry is holding a press conference with the egyptian foreign minister. i believe that we are listening to nazar speaking. >>... we believe that they are important for egypt. we'd like to further enhance this relationship in the interests of both countries, based on the priorities of each country. this afternoon, mr secretary, you are due to meet with the president and general abdul fatah al-sisi. for our part here at the foreign ministerry, we held constructive, frank and detailed construction of various issues and discussed how to move things forward in the interests of both countries. i affirm egypt's desire to have good and point of view relationship with the united states, based on our own priorities. >> translation: we'll open the floor for questions and then meet the president. >> we'll give the secretary a chance to speak, and after that questions from the audience. >> thank you. well mini
in the wake of superstorm sandy, and this year there's added security measures because of boston. but one runner that we caught up with has been training for the new york city marathon for four years, and was a first responder to sandy victims, he caught up with him. he said the added security measures make him feel safe. >> certainly feel safer with the added security. i have family watching near the finish line. that was a thought i had, do i want to subject them to that. the n.y.p.d. have them under control. it took a lot longer to get in here - i'm okay with that. security is supertight. they are not leaving anything to chance. >> the ny pd ramped up security effort. police commissioner ray kelly says this year's security is expected to be tight, adding 1400 security cameras in addition to the 6,000 security cameras civilinging throughout the -- sur veiling throughout the city. there'll be dogs at the finish line, helicopters monitoring from the air, and boats in the harbour to ensure that the runners are safe crossing the bridges. all of this is put in place to make sure another bost
's under two unique circumstances this year. last year it was cancelled in the wake of superstorm sandy and this year i is there is added security measures because of boston. one runner we caught up with has been training for the new york city marathon for four years. he was also a first responder to sandy victims. we caught up to him and he said the added security measures make him feel safe. >> i feel safer with the added security and i have family that will be watching near the finish line. that was a thought i had. do i want to potentially subject them to that. it took a lot longer to get in here this morning and i'm okay with that. the security around here is super tight and they are not leavinleaving anything to chanc. >> the nypd has ramped up their security efforts. the police commissioner ray kelly says this years' security is expected to be very tight. they have added 1400 security cameras in addition to the 6000 security cameras that are already surveilling around the city. there is going to be po bomb sniffing dogs at the finish line and helicopters monitoring from the air a
by using antibiotics in the proper way, and not over using them. super storm sandy and the effects it still has on americans. >> we do not wanna let sandy dictate our lives., and we never will... >> surviving sandy, one year later... tomorrow 7 am - easten on al jazeera america >>> despite 12 years of the u.s.-led war on terror, radical islamist movements are active and growing around the world. fortunately the dive into islamist ideology is not always a one-way trip. this was a hip-hop loving teenager when at 16 he joined the islamist group whose goal fate. >> for 13 years of my life i considered america my enemy. i worked diligently to overthrow governments, recruit army officers and institute military coups against american allies. >> after being arrested and suffering through a brutal four-year term in an egyptian prison he emerged a changed map, a candidate for britain's parliament and a founder of a think tank and an organization to build grassroots demand for democratic culture. i'm pleased to present the liberal democratic party for parliament, for ham stead and kill borne. a pleasu
are the participants returning right now. super storm sandy, destroying thousands of homes up and down the eastern seaboard, especially hard hit, the coastal communities of new york and new jersey. now one year later some of the people are stick struggling. eric has more in our original series surviving sandy one year later. >> it was the first home they owned and the family has only lived nit for four months before super storm sandy slammed into their shoreline town, it was heartbreaking. >> yeah. >> it was heart wrenching. >> it was tough to separate out our situation from everybody else, because it was a collective heartbreak. >> their heart broken neighbors started picking up the pieces but jeff and deena have been at a standstill. >> already you guys one year later. >> basically, exactly the same place we were. the day after the storm. this is basically where the foundation cracked all the way down through the footing. when they went to collect their claim with the national flood assurance program, they were flatly denied. the policy does not insurance for loss of property caused by earth mov
. including yours. super storm sandy and the effects it still has on americans. >> we do not wanna let sandy dictate our lives., and we never will... >> surviving sandy, one year later... tomorrow 7 am - easten on al jazeera america >>> hello again, i am laura kyle. a reminders of the top stories here on al jazerra. the u.s. president has ordered a review of intelligence gathering methods among allegation that his the national security agency bugged the phones of several world leaders including allies in europe. video of hostages being shot at during a siege. a philippine army says they were caught in the cross fire as the army fought rebels. a u.n. report says syria will meet a looming deadline to destroy the chemical weapons and equipment. it's supposed to be completed three days from now. >>> the u.n. special envoy to syria is due to meet members of the opposition the day after he met president assad in du damas. he is trying to bring together all sides of the conflict for proposed peace talks in geneva but so far he's failed to convince several opposition factions, rob reports. >> report
ahead - going the distance. he raced to help the victims of hurricane sandy. now he'll run in his first new york city marathon. we'll introduce you to him. >> a showdown in the sunshine state with national title implications. sports is on the way. >>> welcome back to al jazeera america. authorities filed murder charges against paul ciancia for the shooting rampage at los angeles international airport. investigators found a note aledly written by paul ciancia saying he attended to target t.s.a. screeners. healthcare.gov website has been taken down for repairs about 9:00 pm saturday. trying to get the bugs worked out. it will be back on line within half an hour. >> secretary of state john kerry is in the middle east on damage patrol. it will include stops in israel, jordan and saudi arabia. one of goals to repair tensions with gulf ally or syria. >> bassem yousseff, the jon stewart of egypt was suspended, bosses saying he violated editorial policy. fans say he was censored for poking fun at the military. this is part of an loaning crackdown. >> on the set bassem yousseff is talking to a v
to hit the region in 40 years. a year after superstorm sandy communities are still trying to rebuild. there's a group of people who have down a lion share of the work - updocumented workers. kaelynn ford has their story. >> lucio and alfredio worked on staten island for years. after hurricane sandy. they took to the streets to do what they do best. together with other undocumented immigrants, they formed brieing aids. >> thousands of day labourers that lived in the same neighbours were among the first responders, way before fema, way before the red cross. they went into the neighbourhood and brought relief to the many people that give them jobs - the home owners that give them jobs for years. >> they worked for free, clearing debris and distributing food and water. >> translation: the people were grateful, happy we were there working. they didn't know who we were. we came up and started helping without being asked to. we were compelled to do it. >> it's not the first time undocumented immigrants have been on the front lines. >> a quarter of the workers who helped to rebuild new orle
. the marra than -- of the boston marathon. the marathon was cancelled last year because of hurricane sandy. >> brian wilton waited years for this day to cox. >> i decided to train for the new york marathon four years ago. it's been on my calendar, my to-do list, bucket list. >> training along the coastline he loves and as the captain of his town's water rescue team. >> i've experienced death and what the ocean can do, so i have had that respect. >> on the night hurricane sandy hit bell mar. brian was among the first to respond. >> i don't think anything could have prepared us for what we saw. when the storm hit there was a 15 foot storm surge that inundated the area. it was pitch-black, down wires, power was out. it was scary. cars floating around. you were hoping no one was in the cars. >> brian and his team scrambled to save his supplies. >> water in the room was waist deep, if not higher. we were able to bust down a door, swam in through the open bay door, and fished around in the pitch-black until we found the stuff we needed and carried it out through the bay, so we can rescue people.
beused by the former assistant football coach. and one year later, remembering hurricane sandy. the super storm was one of the most damaging and one of the most expensive storms no ever hit the u.s. >>> welcome to al jazerra america, i am steff stephanie sa federal judge has ruled a restrictive abortion law set to go in to effect on tuesday in effect is uncons strungal. the ruling allows dozens of abortion clinch i cans to remain open in the state. >> reporter: even as antiabortion protesters rally outside of a texas abortion clinic in support of the state's efforts to restrict abortions. >> i am out here to express our conviction that human life is sacred in all its forms. >> reporter: inside those clinics, abortion providers are celebrating a legal victory that insures all of the state's 36 licensed facilities are in operation tuesday. >> it was great to be able to tell -- women were calling us saying, do i have my appointment tomorrow? can i come in. it was also even more rewarding for me being able to tell my staff that they have a job. >> reporter: the antiabortion legislators who ba
of super storm sandy are moving on exactly 12 months later. these are the images millions may never forget. sandy was the largest storm ever to build in the atlantic and the storm is blamed for about $65,000,000,000 in damages. one year later, many storm victims are complaining about the slow federal relief process and many others are still fighting over insurance claims. >>> union beach was one of the hardest-hit areas off of the jersey shore and many residents in the small community found their businesses completely washed away. one of those business owners is gg laguna dor who lost her entire restaurant last year. gigi, thanks for being with us. >> thank you for having us. >> one year later, where are you now? >> we are in a small endless cycle of trying to figure out how to get back to business. we are -- we have been in one year of delay, denial and unpaid insurance claims. and we are fighting hard just to try to get back to our normal. >> you are in the middle of your restaurant. from all appearances, it would look like you are back to business. you are back to normal. and, you know,
. >> i was like are we going to lose our lives? >> the youngest victims of hurricane sandy speaking out a year after the super storm. ♪ >> europe searching for answers about u.s. surveillance programs as new spying revelations come
support for peace talks next month. >>> nearly a year after super storm sandy ellis island opens. if you would like the latest on any of the stories in our bulletins we encourage you to head on over to our website at www.aljazeera.com. once again, www.aljazeera.com. tony harris. >> tonight on "inside story" the united states spies on friends, not just foes. is this the new business or usual or is it damaging american foreign policy. plus the influence of rock legend lou reed and his impact on the culture from the 60s to today. >> hello, i'm libby casey. tonight on inside story we'll take a walk on the wild side and look at the life and legacy of iconic rocker lou reed who died at the age of 71. first we'll focus on american spying, specifically spying on friends, and our friends are not happy. tonight you can add spain to the list of countries that are demanding answers. the newest details emerge in this spanish newspaper "el mundo" reporting that phone calls from surveye survei. over the weekend came news that the nsa has been monitoring calls from german chancellor angela merkel as far
state law. >>> surviving superstorm sandy. the cost to open ellis island and the new protection to prevent disaster from a similar storm.
, and the year before that what was going on? >> last year was hurricane sandy. >> that's right. >> and i hate to say that we suffered when i see what happened to queens and new jersey. i feel to say we suffered when they were devastated down there, and the year before that it was a snow storm. we did have the hayride, one night. and the next night the hay was all covered in snow and nobody was going to come out in that kind of weather. >> i guess you don't have a on the of people in there, because they are all out there trick or treating. >> believe it or not we have been busy. events are going on in town. the cemetery i'm sure has something going on. tomorrow and saturday, the hollow and the legend are still going, even though it's november. >> laura good to see you. congratulations and i hope things continue to go well. i'll stop in for pizza one of these days. final thought goes to the stock market. the great depression started with a stock meltdown in october of 1929. panic returned six days later. this year's october's scary moments included the shutdown, but despite that, october was a
due to super storm sandy. that's it, and thanks for watching aljazeera america, inside story is next, and as always, check us out 24 hours a day on aljazeera.com. "inside story." hello, i'm libby casey. the capitol has been buzzing with high profile congressional hearings on nsa surveillance and the problems with the dare's rollout. in the halls of congress there's a heavy weight lobbying campaign under way to push comprehensive immigration reform. it's week applied by the chamber of commerce is forward.u.s. among others. it's a group founded by facebook's mark
marathon. the race was cancelled last year because of superstorm sandy. >> those are the head lines, "real money" with ali velshi is up next. why howard buffet, son of one of the world's richest men prefers blue jeans and a corn field to suits and ties in a boardroom. i'm ali velshi, this is "real money" >> this is "real money", you are the important part of the show. tell us what you think. the roll out of obamacare insurance exchanges is off to a bad start. you know that. newly released documents reveal a handful of people signed up for insurance on 1st october the the day they opened for business. by the second day it was 248. to those that tried and failed to sign up using the government's website, everyone from president obama himself to health and human services secretary kathleen sebelius has apologised for the website's problems and vowed to fix it. we are hearing conflicting reports about what went wrong with the roll out. cgi, the contractor developing the site may have warned the obama administration that it would not be ready tro go live on october 1st. we know the administrati
who had insurance wouldn't have to lose their hurricane sandy and they coulto -- keep their insurance,d they will lose their policies because of the affordable care act, right >> yes, i think that it was an over simplified. they will not lose their insurance, so clearly, we -- if this was the case where this was a little off the mark, but i certainly hope that they will fix that rapidly. >> in some ways, isn't perception as port as the actual fact of how this is operating? if americans lose confidence in the program, doesn't that threaten the success of it in the future? >> it certainly does. there's no question about that. that's why i said it's important for them to get the program fixed and up and running as quickly as possible. because the longer there are problems, those people will become confused or discouraged or disinterested. so clearly, per investigations play an important role. and we need to fet them going in the right way. >> there has been a drip, drip, drip, almost like the nsa and the spying scandal as well that seems to hinder the administration from moving forward o
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